Visitor Information

Hours of Use and Contact Information

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Refuge headquarters is located on the southeast side of Lake Ilo and is open 8am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays and when the staff is working away from the office.

Driving Directions

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Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge is located 1 mile west of Dunn Center, ND, along Highway 200.

Cooperative Agricultural Agreement Opportunities

Cow Grazing

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking agricultural producers for Cooperative Agricultural Agreements at Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge in Dunn County, North Dakota. Grazing on the Refuge is allowed through the permit process. Areas for grazing change yearly and are dependent upon the habitat condition, permittee access, and water and fence availability. Producers must apply by contacting the Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge at 701-548-8110, via email (lakeilo@fws.gov), or in person at Refuge headquarters (489 102nd Avenue SW, Dunn Center, ND 58626).

Watch a Web Cam

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Watch wildlife up-close! Get an amazing view of wildlife by choosing one of the featured web cam sites!

http://www.fws.gov/offices/featurewebcamsites.html
Conservation Partnerships

Partners for Fish and Wildlife

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program can provide a common sense approach to habitat management, provide support for wildlife, agriculture and rural lifestyles through financial and technical assistance.

Partnerships

About the Complex

Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS